Purpose: By reviewing literature pertaining to Meniscal Allograft Transplantation (MAT), the authors sought to assess the quality of published studies, the indications for using an allograft in a meniscal surgery, methods for preservation, sizing and fixation as well as the clinical and radiographic outcomes of this procedure.
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Take Away: MAT seems to provide good clinical results at short-term and midterm follow-up. There is improvement in knee function as well as acceptable complication and failure rates.
Rosso, F., S. Bisicchia, DE Bonasia, and A. Amendola. "Meniscal Allograft Transplantation: A Systematic Review." American Journal of Sports Medicine43.4 (2015): 998-1007. Web. 21 Apr. 2015.